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    • Outlaw Marriages

    • The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples
    • By: Rodger Streitmatter
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For more than a century before gay marriage became a hot-button political issue, same-sex unions flourished in America. Pairs of men and pairs of women joined together in committed unions, standing by each other "for richer and for poorer, in sickness and in health" for periods of 30 or 40 - sometimes as many as 50 - years. In short, they loved and supported each other every bit as much as any husband and wife. In Outlaw Marriages, cultural historian Rodger Streitmatter reveals how some of these unions didn’t merely improve the quality of life for the two people involved but also enriched the American culture.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very well documented and interesting

    • By Mercedes on 08-21-13

    Regular price: $19.95